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28.08.09 | Columns | Steve Sommerfeld


 

Hey all my European friends, how's it going? I'm actually writing this update pool-side at the Roosevelt Hotel right in the centre of Hollywood, USA. I never would have thought I'd be here and just relaxing but I'll explain that later...



28.08.09 | Columns | Nick Franklin


 

I've been flat out the last 3 months and not so busy on the reports so here is a quick catch up. Since the Red Bull X fighters exhibition tour in Singapore I flew to europe and rode for KTM at the famous Erzberg rodeo finishing 5th in the rocket race and of course riding with the FMX4ever team for a demo...



24.08.09 | Story | Nate Adams wins RB X-Fighters London


 

Nate Adams (USA) flew to victory in front of 18,000 fans at the fifth stop of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour 2009 in London on Saturday night. A heavy fall on the course in front of the city’s legendary Battersea Power Station forced defending champion Mat Rebeaud (SUI) to abandon any chance of defending his crown...



18.08.09 | Live | Webcast of Red Bull X-Fighters London


 

As we close in the eagerly anticipated final round and championship decider at the Battersea Power Station, London, there are four riders still in contention for the Red Bull X-Fighters 2009 crown. After closely fought battles in Mexico City, Calgary, Texas and Madrid, it is Nate Adams (USA), Eugo Sato (JPN), Robbie Maddison (AUS) and Mat Rebeaud (SUI) that will be riding for victory...



18.08.09 | Startalk | Edgar "E.T." Torronteras


 

Do you remember what happened in the end of the 90's concerning FMX? Mad Mike Jones and a crazy young kid from Spain made the fans going wild and crazy by doing Superman Seatgrabs in shows all over the world. A lot of experts said, this young kid from Spain is the european Travis Pastrana. Now, almost 10 years later we talked with that guy. The most of you certainly know him – Edgar Torronteras



18.08.09 | Columns | Nick de Wit and Pit


 

Sorry its coming so late but you know what they say. Rather late than never. Well where should I start. First event for the month was in Leipzig Germany. We rode at a metal music festival called With Full Force Festival. There were about 100000 people there over the weekend and all our shows went off really cool...



13.08.09 | Columns | Alvaro Dal Farra ready for Russia


 

The Russian tour will arrive at its end in one week: everything, between demos, training, transfers and parties, is going perfect. All demos are held in main square of the cities, usually watched by huge Lenin's monument...



13.08.09 | Preview | Rider List RB X-Fighters London


 

Here is the Rider List of the Red Bull X-Fighters London (Status 10th August) Mat Rebeaud (CH), Nate Adams (USA), Dany Torres (ESP), Andre Villa (NOR), Adam Jones (USA), Robbie Maddison (AUS), Levi Sherwood (NZL), Thomas Pages (FRA), Chris Birch (UK), Eigo Sato (JAP), Jeremy Stenberg (USA), Mike Mason (USA)



13.08.09 | Press Releases | Crusty Night of World Records


  The most spectacular and death-defying jump-off in extreme sports history. Seth Enslow, Robbie Maddison, Ryan Capes. Three modern day daredevils, head-to-head, all smashing through the impossible 300ft barrier. Only one will claim the world distance record...


10.08.09 | Stories | Thamer Engeli wins Flight Club #5


  Last Saturday the final Tourstop of the Flight Club Series took place in Biberach near Stuttgart. Two ramps and a great landing were waiting for the 11 riders. Thamer Engeli from Switzerland placed 1st in the exemplary rider-judged system. German FMX Champion Hannes Ackermann finished 2nd followed by Wrecking Crew rider and local hero Sven Schmid...


02.08.09 | Video | Bilko wins Freestyle Gold at X Games


  Blake "Bilko" Williams exploded in the freestyle final with awesome tricks, like 360 Nac Nac, 360 Heelclicker, Indian 360 etc. He really deserved that win, after his silver medal in Best Trick. 2nd place for an also great riding Jeremy Stenberg followed by Nate Adams in 3rd place. Swiss top gun Mat Rebeaud finished 4th...


01.08.09 | Video | Loza did it again - Best Trick Gold


  Once again utilizing his “Electric Doom to Kiss of Death” trick, the sequence that won gold last year, Loza notched an 89.20 to successfully defend his first place status. "It was pretty much the same thing as last year, but if you look at the video, it’s different," noted Loza...


31.07.09 | Story | Potter wins Best Whip @ X Games 15


 

Los Angeles — The people have spoken - or texted - and they voted Todd Potter winner of Moto X Best Whip at X Games 15. Potter was able to secure 43 percent of the vote even without extensive warm up this afternoon. Defending his 2008 Best Whip gold medal, the three-time X Games medalist acknowledged that fame can play a role in his success...



31.07.09 | Video | Carmichael and Renner Share Gold


  Fighting their way to a contested tie, Ricky Carmichael and Ronnie Renner each won their second career gold medal in Moto X Step Up at X Games 15. The last riders standing with a 35-foot bar to clear, the X Games Sports and Competition Director decided that if both missed their allotted pair of attempts, they would each get one final chance in a single elimination...


31.07.09 | Video | Travis Pastrana Training Session


  Today the X Games FMX Best Trick Contest takes place in LA. A lot of great riders like Kyle Loza, Charles Pagès, Blake Williams, Todd Potter, Scott Murray etc. will battle for Gold! And here you can watch a training video of one Gold candidate: Travis Pastrana - this event seems to get exciting...


31.07.09 | Startalk | Kyle Loza presented by etnies


  It takes a little extra something to stand out from the crowd these days. And in most cases, those who stand out do it fairly effortlessly. One look at Kyle Loza, how he rides and the innovation and individuality he's brought to Moto X in the last few years and you instantly realize he's one of those people...



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